Legal documents and correspondence related to Ponte Vedra Corporation's lawsuit against St. Johns County over Outpost property
Timeline for PVC's legal and administrative actions and St. John's County's responses (click to enlarge).
St. Johns County Staff sent a strongly-worded report to Ponte Vedra Corporation with numerous obstacles to development.
An August 1, 2017 report informed PVC that a comprehensive plan amendment
will be required as well as numerous other stipulations. View document:
Five months later on January 5, 2018, St. Johns County Staff sent a response to
PVC regarding their Motion to Lift Abatement. View it here:
January 25, 2018, Judge Traynor's Order. He grants PVC's Motion to Lift the Abatement. View it here:
March 15, 2018, St. Johns County's Motion to Dismiss Ponte Vedra Corporation's case against the county. View it here:
December 11, 2018, Judge Traynor's ruling denying Ponte Vedra Corporation's Motion for Partial Summary Judgement. View it here:
April 16, 2019, The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of Ponte Vedra Corporation's proposed Settlement Agreement. No concessions or compromises were made by the county. This agreement formalized the loss of PVC's lawsuit against the county and set up the normal process for a landowner seeking a change in use. View the Settlement Agreement here:
All application documents for Ponte Vedra Corporation's proposed plan to develop the Outpost are no longer accessible online, but can be obtained from the Growth Management Department of St. Johns County.
September 13, 2019 letter from Gate Lands President Drew Frick to County Commission Chair Paul Waldron cancelling September 13, 2019 hearing.
August 18, 2020 Amendment to the Settlement Agreement can be viewed here. This amendment gives Ponte Vedra Corporation an 18-month extension to its pending period, allowing PVC to bring the PUD for "Vista Tranquila" before the county for approval through March of 2022. The amendment was unanimously approved by the county commissioners.
Sept. 21, 2020 Save Guana Now board's letter to the county expressing objections
to the amendment to the Settlement Agreement can be viewed here:
July 26, 2021, a new LLC forms called "New Outpost." Sunbiz.org listing here.
August 4, 2021, the Outpost is sold for $10 to a wholy owned subsidiary of the Ponte Vedra Corporation. According to property records, new owner is "New Outpost" (see above.) Deed on file with St. Johns County can be viewed here: